Exposure to diverse career paths can help fill labor market ‘skills gap’
MU research study shows that an aptitude test can help steer women, underrepresented groups toward high-demand STEM careers.
Focus on the positive to improve classroom behavior
MU research study finds setting clear expectations can reduce disruptive classroom behavior and boost student academic, social outcomes for middle schoolers.
Feb. 12, 2021
MU Research Reactor to supply radioisotope for targeted cancer therapy
The University of Missouri Research Reactor (MURR®) has entered into an exclusive multi-year agreement with Advanced Accelerator Applications International to provide a key ingredient in a targeted therapy for certain types of cancerous tumors.
Feb. 5, 2021
$4 million grant will help teach computer coding skills to rural Missouri students
University of Missouri program earns grant to help advance STEM education in underserved Missouri school districts.
Jan. 29, 2021
Facebook posts help facilitate belief that HPV vaccine is dangerous to health
Monique Luisi identified a negative trend on Facebook related to how people perceive the HPV vaccine.
Jan. 22, 2021
Killing cancer by unleashing the body’s own immune system
University of Missouri scientist demonstrates a new bacteria-based strategy for turning the body’s own immune system against cancer.
Jan. 15, 2021
Cats may help increase empathy, decrease anxiety for kids with autism
Gretchen Carlisle discusses how cats may help increase empathy while decreasing separation anxiety for children with autism.
Jan. 8, 2021
How can fathers shape their daughters’ body image?
Virginia Ramseyer Winter analyzes fathers’ communication with young daughters about their body image.